Situated at a high altitude on the Hindustan Tibet National highway, Narkanda is a town in the Shimla district of Himachal Pradesh. Surrounded by the beautiful Shiwalik ranges, it is connected to Shimla by road. Narkanda is a hill resort and a skiing destination in winter. Narkanda is a captivating town that commands a unique view of the eternal snow line, is filled with apple orchards, cherry orchards and dense deodar forests. Hatu Mata Temple, Mahamaya Temple, Kotgarh and Thanedhar famous for apple orchards are some places to visit besides excellent walks and trek to Hatu peak.
Best time to visit: All through the year, January and February for Skiing
Languages spoken: Hindi, Pahari
Climate: Pleasant summers and cold winters with heavy snowfall
Adventure tourism: Skiing, Snowboarding, Trekking
Natures Bounty: Hatu Peak, Jalori Pass, Kacheri, Kotgarh, Thanedhar